Missouri football team makes strides in second scrimmage

Like the first scrimmage three weeks ago, the defense won the scrimmage based on the coaching staff’s point system, but the offense showed signs of improvement.

DEAR READER: Amid the seriousness, copy editors do know how to laugh — even at their own mistakes

Believe it or not, copy editing can be fun. AP style has never been more stylish.

Senators seek to keep jobs by running for House

Forced out of the state Senate by term limits, a former Missouri senator is trying to extend his political career by attempting to join the state's House of Representatives. He is following in the footsteps of others who have taken the same path.

Thomas shuts out Texas in Missouri softball team's victory

Tigers ace Chelsea Thomas struck out nine Longhorn hitters Saturday afternoon in Austin, Texas, to lead the No. 12 Tigers to a 2-0 victory against No. 3 Texas and 2-1 series win.

Missouri golfer Emilio Cuartero aims high

From the start of his first class at MU, Tigers sophomore golfer Emilio Cuartero applied the same furious work ethic that helped him become a decorated amateur golfer to his school work.

PHOTO GALLERY: Douglass Park holds the Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza

The egg hunt consisted of two different age groups of children hunting for eggs in Douglass Park. The children were split up so children older than 7 would go together and the children younger than 7 would go together also, giving each child a fair chance of finding eggs.

Missouri baseball swept by Baylor after blowing lead

Missouri took a 6-2 lead but failed to keep it, and Baylor rallied to complete a sweep by a score of 12-7.

Updike only Missouri gymnast to advance from NCAA regional

The Missouri gymnastics team failed to qualify for NCAA national competition, placing fourth Saturday at the Fayetteville Regional. However, Tigers freshman Rachel Updike advanced as an individual in the all-around competition.

Bus service for Columbia Farmers' Market begins

The Columbia Farmers' Market bus ran for the first time Saturday.

Coach looks to build connections, Cougar cross country program

Tim Cornell, a Columbia native, is building his team as he prepares to coach the first season of cross country at Columbia College. 

FROM READERS: Family photos from Eggstravaganza at Douglass Park

Columbia parents and their children participated in the egg hunt by collecting plastic eggs that had candy in them. 

Activist and world traveler Carolyn Leuthold dies at 79

Dr. John Claude Schuder worked for peace, civil rights

John Claude Schuder, 90, of Columbia, died Saturday, April 7, 2012.

Carolyn Leuthold, 1932 — April 6, 2012, of Columbia

John Claude Schuder, March 2, 1922 — April 7, 2012, of Columbia

Police make arrest in connection with fatal shooting of Columbia teen

A 17-year-old, Bryan Rankin, was shot and killed in northeast Columbia in the early hours of Saturday morning, according to police.

Boyken saves victory for Rock Bridge girls soccer team

With a little more than a minute to go, Rock Bridge sophomore goalkeeper Madison Boyken stopped a Lindbergh breakaway to preserve a 1-0 victory for the Bruins on  Saturday in St. Louis.

'Stop snitching' movement finds new home online

For many, the code of the streets is now the code of the neighborhood, and law enforcement officials around the country are looking for news way to change witness' attitudes about "snitching."

Steen, Perron score PP goals as Blues top Stars

Alex Steen and David Perron scored power-play goals, Jaroslav Halek stopped 33 shots, and the playoff-bound St. Louis Blues beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Saturday night in the regular-season finale for both teams.

Old West mail route could become historic trail

The Butterfield Overland Trail, which started in tiny Tipton and ended in San Francisco, marked the beginning of land delivery of U.S. mail to California. It is now under consideration to become a national historic trail.